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Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
+1 250-495-7901
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Amazing place to visit to learn more about the culture of the Osoyoos Indian Band

We went on a guided tour through the grounds of the centre. The guide was very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Selina1988
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Vancouver, Canada
History of the Osoyoos Indian Band

I have been a number of times with our visitors. History and what this band has done for their... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
fsdmaw2017
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Osoyoos, Canada
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The Nk’mip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“snake show” (22 reviews)
“first nations” (31 reviews)
“gift shop” (22 reviews)
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1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
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1000 Rancher Creek Rd | Nk'Mip Resort, Osoyoos, British Columbia V0H 1V0, Canada
+1 250-495-7901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a guided tour through the grounds of the centre. The guide was very knowledgeable and had so much insight! Great place to learn about the history of the Osoyoos Indian Band!

Thank Selina1988
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been a number of times with our visitors. History and what this band has done for their people are amazing. Chief Louis is such a forward thinking person. Very impressed with their success.

Thank fsdmaw2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This winery never disappoints. Staff knowledgeable and are happy to answer any questions. Had to make a few purchases as I’ve enjoyed their wine in the past and the samples did not disappoint. This winery is also on the ‘Bead Trail’ so had to purchase...More

Thank JAKE002
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We totally enjoyed​ or time in the museum. It offers great value for the admission fee. The video presentations were very informative.

Thank Pearl B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My husband and I spent a really enjoyable and interesting afternoon at the Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre. We loved the exhibits and visual entertainment, and we also went on the circular walk which was very informative with description posted along the way of the type...More

Thank Theresia G
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Lim Limt (Thank you) for your positive review of our Centre. It was a pleasure discussing aboriginality within our province and country. We appreciate your visit and will be sure to pass on your compliments of our gift shop to our retail manager. Come back...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was neat to do, we were hear much shorter than expected due to extreme heat that day. But it was neat to walk some of the paths (minus all the rattlesnake signs) and the inside was awesome. The language machine was probably the most...More

Thank CJ K
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Lim Limt (thank you) for taking the time to offer feedback. An interesting part of discovery is learning about languages that aren't our own. We always encourage discovery and we appreciate your review.

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Pleasantly surprised with the overall experience. Cultural center was interesting, wine was excellent and views were spectacular

Thank Brenda W
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Nk'Mip resort sure does offer a lot for the guests and visitors to experience so on behalf of the businesses here we thank you.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We went here yesterday my mom and my 2 friends. We loved the scenery, the sculptures and the history of the reserve. It's a must do.

Thank Oilsandsgal
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Very nice review. Short and sweet! Thank you for this. We appreciate your business and hope to see you and your family/friends again! Lim Limt (thank you)

Reviewed 15 September 2017

It was quite interesting but we were a bit disappointed by its size. We thought that there would be more displays. Nice gift shop.More

Thank ambushbob
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you. We have had a few conversations over the years about the size of our building compared to what it inside. We are working on that to ensure the space is fully utilized. Look for changes in the upcoming year(s). Our gift shop itself...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

It was interesting to wander through the cultural centre, and read the information there. We didn't go up the trails that were available. We took lots of photos. The gift shop has a good range of items for sale.More

Thank Eve_Delta
DerBryson, Marketing Director at Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Lim Limt (thank you) for your review. We hope the next time you visit you can go on the trails, with the summer months (or spring if you don't like the heat) being the best times. A lot of flora and fauna come out at...More

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Pat155013
28 February 2017|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Marketing Manager Derek Bryson here, the Centre hasn't decided the summer schedule but typically we've been open starting at 9:30am until 5:00 or 6pm. We will be updating the website once we can nail down a more exact time... More
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aquacaliente
14 July 2016|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Hi there...we haven't actually decided whether we will be open in the winter but usually we try to be open for a couple of weeks before Christmas. If you check back on our website after September we will have a definite... More
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John H
9 March 2015|
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Response from DerBryson | Property representative |
Our website says we are open Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays only from 10am until 4pm. This should change in April but until then these are our current hours. Thank you.
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